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Army to promote M/Sgt. Pacquiao to Lt. Col.
By Dennis Carcamo, The Philippine Star, 31 May 2011
MANILA, Philippines - With his accomplishments that brought honor to the country, Filipino boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao will be promoted to lieutenant colonel by the Philippine Army, an official said today.
Col. Antonio Parlade Jr., acting chief of the Army's public affairs offic Read Full Story >>>
Jeff Powell: Enter the Dark Lord! Why Haye's trainer Booth is the 'Special One'
By Jeff Powell, Daily Mail (UK), 31 May 2011
For his next dastardly trick the Jose Mourinho of the prize ring is plotting to break the mind, will, spirit and ultimately the jaw of the giant who is regarded outside South London as the best heavyweight in the world.
Be afraid, Wladimir Klitschko. And if not afraid, be very aware. It is not on Read Full Story >>>
Macho Man Sergio Martinez: Never speaks on Andre Ward, Bernard Hopkins
By Michael Marley, Examiner.com, 31 May 2011
Some fighters are master mechanics inside the ring ropes.
One would have to put menacing world middleweight champion Sergio Martinez, the 36 year old late bloomer, in that category.
And many fighters know and understand more about the banana business than the inner workings of their chosen pro Read Full Story >>>
Arum Talks Golden Truce, Marquez, Pavlik, Bradley, More
By Lem Satterfield, BoxingScene.com, 31 May 2011
BoxingScene.com spoke to Top Rank Promotions CEO, Bob Arum, regarding a number of topics, including a forthcoming apology to eight division and WBO welterweight king Manny Pacquiao that is reportedly being crafted for release on Tuesday by the attornies of Golden Boy Promotions.
The impending cap Read Full Story >>>
Oscar De La Hoya Tweet to Bob Arum won’t speed up Pacquiao-Mayweather Plan
By Rich Mancuso, Boxing Insider, 31 May 2011
So Friday before the big holiday weekend, Oscar De La Hoya sent a tweet to Bob Arum asking for forgiveness. It came from the unknown Southern California rehabilitation center where De La Hoya is reportedly undergoing treatment for any number of reasons.
What we do know, this must be a serious sit Read Full Story >>>
Amir Khan-Zab Judah Prepared to Settle on 55-45 Purse Split
By Larry Brown, Larry Brown Sports, 31 May 2011
Amir Khan is 25-1, the current WBA lightweight champion, and he’s won his last seven fights in a row. Trainer Freddie Roach says Khan isn’t ready for a clash with Manny Pacquiao yet, but there is little doubt that he is one of the preeminent fighters in the 140-pound division. After destroying Paul Read Full Story >>>
The ballad of Manny Pacquiao and Dan Hill
By Ben Kaplan, National Post, 31 May 2011
Sometimes When We Touch isn’t the first song you’d expect to hear from a world-renowned tough guy. “I thought it’d be looked at as awfully sentimental and I’d be seen as a wimp,” says Dan Hill, the song’s author, who recently changed his mind after boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao approached him abou Read Full Story >>>
Team Puerto Rico Visits National Hero Wilfred Benitez, Gives a Donation and Bestows the Rank of Honorary Team Captain
PhilBoxing.com, 31 May 2011
San Juan, Puerto Rico- In a short celebration today, Team Puerto Rico Boxing visited the home of three-time world champion and Puerto Rican hero Wilfred "The Radar" Benitez and awarded him the rank of Honorary Cap Read Full Story >>>
HAPPY BIRTHDAY DON JOSE SULAIMAN
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 31 May 2011
While there may be some critics who don’t look favorably at some of the decisions made by World Boxing Council president Don Jose Sulaiman who celebrates his 80th birthday today, most Filipino boxing people are grateful for hi Read Full Story >>>
Miguel Cotto says that it is just business with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. this week
By Chris Robinson, Examiner.com, 31 May 2011
Like it or not, Antonio Margarito is far from finished despite earlier reports suggesting his days as a prizefighter might be coming to an end. Margarito took a wicked Read Full Story >>>
Chavez Junior looking beyond Saturday night to Sergio Martinez
By Ricardo Lois, Examiner.com, 31 May 2011
Saturday night at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, middleweight Julio Cesar Chavez Junior will be in the fight of his life.
Follow me on FaceBook to stay up to d Read Full Story >>>
Hopkins-Martinez would intrigue; Arreola building toward title shot
By Chris Mannix, Sports Illustrated, 31 May 2011
I've been hearing more and more recently about a possible blockbuster fight:
Bernard Hopkins vs. Sergio Martinez.
Sounds crazy, right?
In some ways, it is. Hopkins is a light heavyweight, a natural 175-pound fighter who has fought only once below that weight since 2006, a 170-pound-limit bo Read Full Story >>>
Johnson's Fountain of Youth
By Steve Kim, MaxBoxing.com, 31 May 2011
As Showtime’s “Super Six” was disintegrating this past fall with the rather dubious pull-outs of Mikkel Kessler and Andre Dirrell, a call was made to the bullpen to bring in Glen Johnson and have him face Allan Green last November. There was one problem; for the better part of this last decade, John Read Full Story >>>
Steve Molitor: I want Jorge Arce on Pacquiao v Marquez undercard!
By Phil D. Jay, WBN, 31 May 2011
Two-time IBF super-bantamweight champion Steve Molitor has called out newly crowned WBO champion Jorge Arce for a November showdown on the undercard of Manny Pacquiao’s WBO weltwerweight title defence against Mexican legend Juan Manuel Marqueaz in Las Vegas.
The 31 year-old, who recently lost hi Read Full Story >>>
Dougie's Memorial Day mailbag
By Doug Fischer, RingTV.com, 31 May 2011
I just wanted to congratulate you on a very well written and interesting article (“Alvarez, Golovkin worth a driving up a mountain to see”). The way you detailed the sparring session made me feel like I was there. I'm looking forward to seeing Gennady Golovkin fight. Alwa Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao Vs Juan Manuel Marquez III: Settling the Score
By Gina Caliboso, RingsideReport.com, 30 May 2011
Fresh off his confident victory over Shane Mosley, Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao is truly at the height of his boxing career. I’ll take it a step further and point out that Pacquiao is the top boxer in the world in the welterweight division. But as we saw this past weekend, and should he decide to put on Read Full Story >>>
Hot Potato Edition: Nonito Donaire, Jr a Big Help for Pacquia
By Granville Ampong, Associated Content, 30 May 2011
HOT POTATO in Casual Talk via HOLLYWOOD, California - Let me tell you Team Pacquiao may just run out of technically sound sparring partners for Manny Pacquiao, that would surely help him
potentially for a fight with Floyd May Read Full Story >>>
Interview: Jimmy Tibbs On Colin Lynes and Prizefighter - Welterweights II
By Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro, PhilBoxing.com, 30 May 2011
During his half a century in boxing Jimmy Tibbs has done it all, a highly decorated amateur and professional boxer, manager and promoter, but of all his pugilistic talents he is without doubt best know as the UK’s most successful boxing coach and fight strategist.
Among the veritable Who’s Who o Read Full Story >>>
Dan Woodgate - Someone’s In Trouble On June 4th
PhilBoxing.com, 30 May 2011
Minster, Kent’s exciting Light Heavyweight prospect Dan ‘Woody’ Woodgate is set for his fifth professional outing, at the Olivia Goodwin Main Events promoted ‘Search & Destroy’ event at York Hall in Bethnal Green, London on Saturday 4th June 2011.
Classy and slick are words that come to mind Read Full Story >>>
"I think Donaire is headed back to Top Rank" - Showtime's Al Bernstein
By Chris Robinson, Examiner.com, 30 May 2011
Over the weekend I caught up with Showtime analyst Al Bernstein, a man you can always count on for an insightful interview. Bernstein and I talked in-depth about the November Read Full Story >>>